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Hierarchies – Approach with Care

By Colin Gibson, Architecture & Data Management Consultant at Katano Limited. What is the item you find hardest to locate in a supermarket? You know where to find it in your local store, but what confounds you when you try to find it in a different chain? What about Bovril Yeast Extract (other yeast extract...

 

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Upcoming Webinar: Last minute preparations for SFTR: What still needs to be done and are we ready?

Date: 5 March 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET The regulation clock is ticking. Financial firms, especially those subject to Phase I of implementation, are well aware of the impending April 2020 deadline for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation. The question is, are they ready? Tactical, i.e painful, approaches to compliance…

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Best Practice Client Onboarding

Client onboarding is central to the success of banks, yet it continues to present challenges and the benefits of getting it right are difficult to achieve. The challenges arise from siloed systems, manual processes and poor entity data quality. The potential benefits of successful implementation include excellent client experience, improved client acquisition and loyalty, new business opportunities, reductions in costs, competitive advantage, and confidence in compliance.

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BestEx Research System Offers Continuous TCA Review to Reduce Implicit Costs

Former AQR trading chief Hitesh Mittal’s new BestEx Research Group has launched its multi-asset trading system with a strong emphasis on best execution and lower trading costs. The new platform features a back-testing platform, broker-neutral transaction cost analysis (TCA) and sophisticated execution algorithms, which will be made available to more than 500 fund managers via...

Governor Software Partners with AI Specialists Waymark for Global Coverage

Oversight solutions specialist Governor has become a global reseller of financial regulatory content from UK-based Waymark Tech: including current regulations, regulatory news and regulatory change. The agreement launches Governor Software’s regulatory compliance solution onto the world stage, as Governor Reg can now support compliance teams across all financial regulations worldwide. Governor Reg was initially developed...

Hierarchies – Approach with Care

By Colin Gibson, Architecture & Data Management Consultant at Katano Limited. What is the item you find hardest to locate in a supermarket? You know where to find it in your local store, but what confounds you when you try to find it in a different chain? What about Bovril Yeast Extract (other yeast extract...

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A Holistic View of Risk Across the Enterprise: How Data Linkages Help

Gaining a comprehensive view of their risk exposures has long been a challenge for financial institutions. Standard measures have been embraced to measure and manage market risk, and the emergence of a standard legal entity identifier in the form of the LEI has gone some way toward addressing the issues of counterparty and credit risk...

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open...

Adopting AI for Superior Reconciliations

Firms’ reconciliation and exceptions management processes are manually intensive, expensive and prone to error. With rising compliance costs and greater competition narrowing margins in financial services, firms are looking to streamline their reconciliations processes through automation, giving them the opportunity to reduce the number of exceptions they manage and the time it takes to deal...

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MiFID II

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) builds on the original MiFID of 2007 to improve the competitiveness of European markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring protection for investors in financial instruments. Read everything you need to know and get access to all related content.

Data Lineage

Data lineage traces data from source to destination, noting every move the data makes and taking into account any changes to the data during its journey for full traceability. It is critical to regulatory compliance and offers numerous business and operational benefits. Read all about what it is, who it impacts, what the challenges and potential solutions are, as well as review our latest content on the topic and a list of solutions providers.

Regulatory Reporting

Regulatory reporting comprises the submission of raw or formatted data as required by regulators to evaluate and track the financial and operational status of financial institutions and their compliance with required regulatory provisions. Find out all about it in our Knowledge Hub.

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